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'Selma' a compelling reminder
Movies have great power. Movies enlighten, movies enrich, movies entertain, movies educate. Additionally, movies cause us to examine our lives and values and, perhaps most significantly, movies remind us of matters that transcend our individual lives. Better movies accomplish two or more of these qualities. The year 2014 was rich with films that served multiple purposes. “Birdman,” for example, reminded us that ou...
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Thomet debuts in Idaho
Kodiak’s Levi Thomet will make his senior track and field debut against some of the Northwest’s top runners today in Idaho. Thomet, an All-American cross country runner, is competing in the 3,200 meters at the 37th Simplot Games on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello. The meet is dubbed “North America’s premier indoor high school track and field event” that draws athletes from all over the country, C...
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Kodiak girls travel to Capital City
Kodiak’s girls basketball team will spend three days in the capital city beginning today. The Bears play today and Saturday against Thunder Mountain and Friday against Juneau-Douglas. “It is just another opportunity for the girls to get experience playing in big games,” Kodiak coach Hicks said. “Thunder Mountain is tough and Juneau is good, too. It is going to be a tough weekend for us.” Hicks is expecting junior ...
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Top teams stay the same in poll
West Anchorage and West Valley remained the teams to beat in this week’s Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches poll. The West Anchorage boys kept their top spot in the 4A rankings with victories over Bartlett (55-52) and Eagle River (62-37) last week. West Valley remained undefeated and stayed atop the girls’ 4A poll. The Wolfpack improved to 18-0 with a victory over Colony (52-39) last week. Barrow tops the bo...
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ESS falls to Ninilchick
A strong first quarter didn’t help Kodiak Emerging Small Schools from ending a lengthy losing skid. ESS held a one-point advantage over Ninilchik after the opening eight minutes, but was outscored the rest of the way in a 61-40 Peninsula Conference loss Wednesday on the Kenai Peninsula. The Ravens have lost six straight conference games and sport a 2-6 record. Cody Robustellini scored half of his team-high 14 poin...
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Playbook: Feb. 19
Thursday, Feb. 18 Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Thunder Mountain. Varsity, 6:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19 Girls Basketball: Kodiak at Juneau. Varsity, 7 p.m.
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Local Results: Feb. 19
City League Basketball Feb. 17 Water of Life A 97, Great Ak Flooring 70 Tony Will 24 points, Michael Manifo 21, Elijah Hiner 19, Mikel Garner 14, Austin Cowley 11 and Daniel Wooley 8 for Water of Life. Mark Galindo 20 points, Myrgel Obas 17, Germain Jimenez 16, Charlie Garcia 9, Matt Amor 6 and Dan Walker 2 for Great AK Flooring. Local Electric 54, Midtown Auto 41 Corey Gronn 13 points, Brett Larsen 12, Kevin Vanh...
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Board of Game to consider repealing buffalo season after court decision
The Alaska Board of Game will consider a proposal to repeal emergency order hunting seasons of bison, commonly referred to as buffalo, in the Kodiak area after a December Alaska Supreme Court ruling that buffalo that have wandered off their grazing lease are not wild. The original proposal to allow hunts was brought forward to the Board of Game in 2007 after buffalo owned by rancher Charles Dorman wandered off the...
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Public Safety Blotter: Feb. 18
Jan. 14 At 2:18 a.m., police conducted a bar check downtown. At 3:02 a.m., police cited a driver on Mill Bay Road for having no proof of insurance. At 9:38 a.m., a caller reported vagrancy on West Marine Way. They left when police asked. At 11:19 a.m., police provided public assistance to a 911 caller on Rezanof Drive East. At 1:43 p.m., a caller reported a loose dog on Hillside Drive. It was impounded. At 2:29 p....
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Police report lacking about man accused of prowling police chief’s house
Questions about the existence of a police report involving a Kodiak man accused of prowling the police chief’s residence might make it difficult for prosecutors to prove their case, officials said Tuesday. Public defender Emily Jura, who is representing Hayden Fredrickson, 19, told Judge William Morse she wished to have a copy of the police report before filing a “motion to suppress.” “I inquired of the state and ...
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